Talent Acquisition Manager - II in Mobile, AL at Austal

Job Snapshot

Employee Type:

Full-time

Location:

Mobile, AL

Job Description

Any qualified individual with a disability who is having difficulty in completing an application because of incompatible technology or other disability-related application issues may contact us at the following phone number for assistance: 251-445-1932.
 
Austal shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR §§ 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.  Austal’s commitment to equal employment opportunity applies at all levels of employment, in all job titles, including the executive level, and to all employment actions, including but not limited to decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, training, and promotion. 

REPORTS TO:  Sr. Manager Workforce Development

SUPERVISES:  Recruitment Staff

AUTHORITIES / RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide oversight and direction to recruiting team in fulfillment of a high-volume of exempt, non-exempt and hourly job requisitions in an often fast-paced recruitment environment.
  • Support Workforce Planning and Development Manager to assess current and future business needs and develop strategic staffing plans to meet company objectives.
  • Create and maintain effective communication channels with hiring managers and business leadership to 1) timely relay status of recruitment activities; and 2) educate on best practices in sourcing, legal requirements, interviewing skills, developmental programs and other related topics.
  • Partner with Leadership team and HR Partners to identify appropriate steps for internal moves including programs for succession planning, development planning, job rotation, etc.
  • In collaboration with Marketing, maintain Austal’s career site and, by extension, Austal’s employment brand.  Ensure that it accurately reflects the company's employment brand and culture and maximizes conversion of visitors to interested candidates. Ensure accurate and meaningful job and candidate profiles that attract the right talent and establish clear expectations.
  • Conduct ongoing evaluation of systems and processes to ensure quality and integrity of data to support fluid talent pipeline.
  • Develop scalable recruiting processes that meet the high volume recruiting goals in the most efficient and effective manner.  Use data analysis to proactively drive reporting and measurement of key performance indicators - cost, speed to hire, new hire retention.
  • Manage Applicant Tracking System (ATS); work directly with vendor for process improvements, system upgrades, as well as key point of contact for internal HR team on training and troubleshooting usage questions.
  • Develop and execute the company's diversity recruitment strategy and goals to deliver upon key compliance objectives in areas of OFCCP, FCRA, EEO, etc.;
  • Develop relationships with colleges, universities, and professional organizations to ensure an open pipeline of diverse professional candidates.
  • Identify and escalate training needs of Talent Acquisition Staff on programs and procedures to comply with non-discriminatory practices and ensure company awareness and compliance.
  • Support affirmative action team to complete timely submissions of affirmative action plan.  Implement routine audits of Recruitment administrative process; ensuring proper documentation in compliance with regulatory requirements.
  • Build good working relationships with recruitment agencies and contract staffing companies
  • Responsible for the effective performance management and development of recruitment staff.
  • Additional responsibilities as assigned by management.
  • Act as a Compliance Champion for the organization and work to promote a culture of compliance throughout the organization.
  • Support business unit Tier 1 Compliance Lead in responsibilities as required.

QUALIFICATIONS / KNOWLEDGE / EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, HR, Organizational Development, or related field required.
  • 5 – 7 years’ progressive recruitment experience in a high-volume fast-paced environment with varied business objectives and shifting recruiting priorities.
  • 2 – 4 years’ leadership experience.
  • Demonstrated working experience in HR, beyond a Recruitment, preferred.
  • Proven track record for producing hiring results; demonstrated success in developing and maintaining professional contacts.
  • Possess a strong process orientation and demonstrated experience in a quality improvement corporate staffing and recruitment environment.
  • Solid project management skills including the ability to set priorities, coordinate resources including effective delegation of tasks, adhere to timelines, and deliver desired results while juggling multiple projects.
  • Must maintain strictest level of confidentiality,
  • Possess and practice exceptional interpersonal and communication skills to effectively manage internal customer relationships.
  • Possess strong negotiation skills.
  • Knowledgeable in, and able to apply, constructs of various Federal, State, and Local employment laws and regulations.
  • Knowledgeable of the functions and capabilities of an applicant tracking system, (ATS) and Human Resource Information Systems (HRIS);
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products with strong experience with Excel preferred.
  • Exposure to the process of developing an employment brand with experience ensuring that this message is consistent across the organization is preferred.
  • PHR and/or SPHR preferred.

DIRECTION EXERCISED:  Full discretionary authority to assign work to recruitment staff.  Works independently to deliver work products against aggressive deadlines. Escalates complex issues to Director of Human Resources as appropriate.

DISCRETION EXERCISED:  Incumbent will be expected to work with a wide degree of creativity and latitude while navigating through ambiguous situations to meet goals and objectives.  Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.

LIAISES WITH:  Employees and management at all levels across the entire organization as well as vendors, contractors, and consultants. Interfaces with Training and Development Manager.

ADDITIONAL GUIDELINES:

Candidates must meet the following employment eligibility guidelines to be considered for employment with Austal USA:

  • 18 years of age or older at time of application.
  • Able to provide proof of US Person Status
  • No felony convictions of Theft/Deception or Violent crimes within seven years from disposition date
  • No felony convictions of Drug crimes within three years from disposition date
  • Willing to submit to a drug screen
  • Willing to submit to a background check

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Must be able to tour all vessels and work sites.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand and walk. 

Specific physical requirements include the following:

  • Ability to utilize personal protective equipment (hard hat, safety glasses, steel-toes shoes, goggles, respirator, safety harness, safety line, flotation gear, etc.) safely per OSHA standards.
  • Ability to withstand cold and hot temperatures.
  • Able to respond to verbal and audible sounds/commands.
  • Able to utilize adequate visual skills.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee occasionally encounters while performing essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to humid conditions, bright flashing lights, moving mechanical parts, outside weather conditions, and extreme heat.  The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes and/or airborne particles at or below the PEL, toxic or caustic chemicals, and heat and cold.  The noise level in portions the work environment is usually very loud, + 90 dB.

SAFETY

Must comply with company, federal, state, and local safety and environmental rules and regulations while performing daily job tasks.